Who is Anny?
She is Nordic in spirit but a citizen of the earth. We'd like to think of her as ageless, because age is such a non-important thing, but let's put it this way:
She is a woman. Not a girl.
Anny is also our founder Mia Bencker's grandmother.
Anny and her husband Håkan were hard working self-made small business owners in the south of Sweden. Anny was a strong but very tolerant matriarch with a big heart. During World War 2 she opened up her home to refugee children to join the family of four sons. Although being of a very creative and artistic mind there was not much room for creative expression for a Swedish woman during the years of World War 1 and 2.
But today we hope to channel some of Anny's spirit and guts through our shoes.